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leopardess

Line breaks: leop¦ard|ess
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛpədɛs
 
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Definition of leopardess in English:

noun

A female leopard.
Example sentences
  • Before she could say anything else, the leopardess turned back to the creature she had killed; she pulled a short knife from her belt and began to skin the animal.
  • The leopardess came to stand beside Angela.
  • She smiled at the wolf and leopardess, who didn't quite share her excitement.

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